D.I.Y Guides

We believe empowering our customers with the skills to DIY is the best way you would enjoy shopping at Home-Fix. With the various home improvement tips posted, ranging from lightings, electrical, car care, gardening, security, deco, power tools and etc, we aim to equip you with adequate knowledge to DIY.

Rotary MowerThese work with a horizontal rotating blade. Ideal for cutting long grass. Good for cutting coarse tropical grass. Blades are very tough. Easy to maintain. Hover MowerThese mowers float on a cushion of air. Light and easy to move around the garden. Suitable for gardens with slopes. Good for…
Here’s a basic kit: CompassesThis helps you locate positions on a map or in your surroundings. Swiss Army KnifeAn all-purpose camp knife with different blades such as basic blades, screwdrivers, awls, corkscrews, saws, scissors, pliers, etc. The more adventurous you are, the more comprehensive your knife should be. LED Torchlight…
Get a monitored security alarm.ContactsThese are installed on your doors or windows and are wired up to the alarm system. When your system is armed, any breach in those areas, it will trigger an alarm. Remember to disarm in the morning and when you arrive home to avoid setting off…
Read the instructions that come with the lock set carefully before installing a new lock set:Step 1:   Position the lockset template on the door. Step 2:   Use a nail or an awl to mark the centre points of the cylinder and the latch bolt hole. Step 3:   Use a hole saw and a…
The type of drill bit you need to use depends on what kind of material you are drilling.Metal Drill BitsThese bits are for drilling different kinds of metal, but they can also be used to drill wood. High-speed steel (HSS) is the most common material used in metal drill bits.…
1) When you charge the batteries for the first time, or if the batteries have been stored for a long time, it normally takes about 3 charge and discharge cycles for the batteries to reach full capacity.    2) Discharging rechargeable batteries till they hold no charge at all can damage or…